First Coast

News impacting Duval, Baker, Nassau, St. Johns and Clay counties.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

An alternate is being seated in the Corrine Brown federal corruption trial after a juror raised questions about comments made by another juror.

prescription pad and stethescope
Kathea Pinto via Flickr

A bill adding more drugs to Florida’s prescription-medicine price database is heading to Governor Rick Scott’s desk for his signature.

The measure was sponsored by two Jacksonville lawmakers: Rep. Clay Yarborough, R-Jacksonville, and Aaron Bean, R-Fernandina Beach.


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Some nursing home representatives are cheering the delay of a state legislative proposal that would have changed how Medicaid funds flow to assisted living facilities in Florida.

Right now, facilities bill the state for care and are reimbursed. The plan would allott the homes a flat rate.

Ryan Benk / WJCT News

After hearing closing arguments Monday, the jury is deliberating in the fraud trial of former North-Central Florida Congresswoman Corrine Brown.


VIDEO: Exploring NE Florida's Fort George Island Historical Park

May 8, 2017
Sean Lahav / UNF's Environmental Center

WJCT presents a collaboration between the University of North Florida's Environmental Center and Public Trust Law on 19 short videos showcasing the city, state and national parks of the First Coast, produced by Sean Lahav, a project leader in the environmental leadership program.

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